Nonnative Marine Life
Read information about the nonnative species found in Florida and learn how you can help FWRI monitor the health of Florida's marine organisms.
The Asian green mussel (Perna viridis) was found in Tampa Bay in
The Fish and Wildlife Health Group at the Fish and Wildlife
Research Institute, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, is concerned
with the health status of Florida's marine and estuarine organisms.
Report sightings of this nonnative shrimp to the FWC’s Exotic Species Hotline at 888-IVE-GOT1 (888- 483-4681).